Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 27 September
It's anticipated that interviews will be held during the weeks of 5 and 12 October.
For an informal discussion, please contact Claire Lee, Head of Policy and Member Services, on 07523 930526.
About the role
As the corporate Equalities Manager, you will play a key role in supporting the Council to embed equality into everything we do. You will have a lead on the design, development, implementation and review of Council policies and strategies on diversity and equality, ensuring that they are aligned to our priorities.
Working collaboratively with other Equality leads across the Council, you will develop a clear and coherent Council wide approach to equality and diversity issues, including developing and implementing initiatives, projects and approaches in support of our equality and diversity strategies.
You will be a self-starter, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build networks and positive working relationships. You will also be comfortable analysing and interpreting data and complex information, as well as undertaking research to support equality and diversity initiatives and projects. This will include supporting equality impact analysis for policy and service developments.
An experienced equality and diversity professional, you will help ensure that we meet our statutory duties as well as developing innovative and inclusive solutions and approaches in support of our wider equalities and diversity agenda.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.